Computer Music has announced that the digital edition of Computer Music 182 now includes downloads of the content previously only included with the cover DVD of the print edition.
Computer Music’s editor writes:
Downloads are now available for our DVD content, starting with CM182! So people can buy the digital edition (Newsstand/Zinio) for a few quid/dollars and get immediate download access to the software, samples, video, tutorial files, etc.
Tone2 BiFilter2 is free with this issue. It’s the full version, worth $39.99.
Other highlights of CM182 include a VIP Series sample pack from UK techno legend Kirk Degiorgio, and that our Apple Newsstand edition now also includes built-in videos.
More information: Computer Music
Perimeter Sound has announced the release of its Wireless soundset for the FireBird+ software synthesizer by Tone2.
Wireless is a collection of Tone 2 Firebird+ synth patches : they were made while I was working on the Experimental Dubstep, and Ambient Glitch Vol 4-5-6 loop sample collection series. So if you’ve heard those, then you know what kind of digital aggression to expect.
Wireless is good for use in the following genres – Industrial, Glitch, Dubstep, Ambient, Metal, Cinematic, and any other genres than call for heavy and often times dirty gritty and distorted sounds.
- 100 aggressive new patches for the Tone 2 Firebird+ synthesizer.
- Patches are categorized by type – Arp/Bass/Fx/Lead/Synth.
- Modwheel assignments were chosen for widest sound range variation.
- Onboard effects were kept to a minimum in most cases.
The soundset is available to purchase for $9.95 USD. A free demo pack of 15 patches is also available.
More information: Perimeter Sound / Wireless for FireBird+
Tone2 has updated its Gladiator virtual synthesizer for Windows and Mac to version 2.4.
Gladiator 2 gives you a groundbreaking approach to sound generation, while supporting an extensive list of synthesis methods including Tone2′s award winning Harmonic Content Morphing (HCM) HCM uses a large, expandable collection of standard and resynthesized waves, these waves can be modified in real time, altering their harmonic structure. The innovative HCM synthesis covers new and unique aural territory, only possible with Gladiator.
Tone2′s Gladiator software synthesizer now supports 64-bit for Mac.
Changes in Gladiator 2.4
- The GUI code was completely rewritten, including faster response and support for alpha blending.
- 64 Bit VST & AU versions for Mac (requires OSX 10.5 or higher to be installed).
- 64 Bit standalone version for PC.
- PDF manual can now be be viewed from within the plugin (Mac).
- More comfortable registration processing.
- Smart installer for PC which automatically detects the plugin directory.
- Workaround for a Windows problem whenever the mouse button is clicked for a long time.
- Fix for a possible permission problem in OSX Lion / Mountain Lion.
- Several minor fixes.
Gladiator 2 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available to purchase for 149 EUR / $189 USD incl. VAT.
More information: Tone2 / Gladiator 2
Tone2 has announced the winners of its Vintage Demo Contest for the Saurus software synthesizer.
The first, second & third place winners of our #Vintage contest can be listened to at our SoundCloud.
First place winner Krzysztof Paluchowski takes the $250 store credit grand prize, while Irion Da Ronin and Jon King place 2nd and 3rd, winning $200 and $100 store credit respectively.
More information: Tone2 / Saurus
Electric Himalaya has announced the release of Old Volt, a soundset for the Saurus software synthesizer by Tone2.
Vintage mono synths, string synths and lush pads, Berlin School arpeggios, dusty leads and plucks, lounge wha-wha synth keys…
The real vintage and quirky vibe for those seeking the ‘analog’ sound.
An eclectic set of 159 patches influenced by the 1970s and early 1980s with some twists here and there.
The sound set is suitable for old school electronic music, early synth pop, electro lounge, or anything your creativity can muster.
The soundset is available to purchase for the introductory price of 15 EUR until 17 July, 2012 (regular 20 EUR).
More information: Electric Himalaya / Old Volt
Tone2 has announced Analog, a new soundset for the Saurus software synthesizer.
Tone2′s Analog brings more vintage sounds to the Saurus analog modeled synth.
Taking you on a journey through an analog world, the Analog soundset digs deeper into Saurus’ offerings with a strong emphasis on authentic vintage sounds.
A collection of 200 classic synth sounds including emulations of the Moog, Oberheim, Jupiter, Arp Solina, Clavinet and many others that suit almost every style of Electronic music. Let Analog take you back to a time when these machines were at the center of every studio and now be the source for your creative productions
Enjoy its warm strings, expressive brass, dirty leads, squelchy basses, screaming synths, vibrant pads and just let it inspire you.
Analog for Saurus is available to purchase for 39 EUR.
More information: Tone2 Audiosoftware / Analog